Since the pandemic began mental health has been a big issue discussed by parents now homeschooling and people adjusting to working from home. But one demographic that has been overlooked in regard to mental health because they are so busy is essential workers. The risks they are taking and their workload is affecting their mental health more than most.
The below infographic explores what essential workers are facing and a number of statistics about stress, the psychological and physical signs. The personal and professional challenges they are currently facing and some tips about how to help yourself if you’re an essential worker or someone you know.